What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?
A person infected with TB is usually symptom free. Once the infection flares into disease the patient has symptoms like-
- Cough for 3-weeks or more. Coughing up of sputum and/or blood.
- Evening rise of temperature
- Night sweats
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Chest pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Shortness of breath
If the infection spreads to other organs, the symptoms depend upon the organs involved.
Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:
Dr. Trupti Shirole. (2023, July 21). What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?. Medindia. Retrieved on Dec 05, 2023 from https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/what-are-the-symptoms-of-tuberculosis.htm.
Dr. Trupti Shirole. "What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?". Medindia. Dec 05, 2023. <https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/what-are-the-symptoms-of-tuberculosis.htm>.
Dr. Trupti Shirole. "What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?". Medindia. https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/what-are-the-symptoms-of-tuberculosis.htm. (accessed Dec 05, 2023).
Dr. Trupti Shirole. 2023. What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?. Medindia, viewed Dec 05, 2023, https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/what-are-the-symptoms-of-tuberculosis.htm.
Do you wish to consult a Pulmonologist for your problem? Ask your question
12 years experience
MISHAY HOSPITAL, GOTRI, Vadodara